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Monthly Archives: December 2014

King Parrot Tour Diary – The Final Chapter

Posted by on December 31, 2014

For the last month or so, Australian grindcore band King Parrot have been giving us an exclusive look at life on the road via their tour diary. The “Punk Rock but Kinda Not” tour found them on the road with Down, Orange Goblin and Bl’ast. Here we see them trying to legally buy some marijuana […]

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Disturbed will reunite “someday”

Posted by on December 31, 2014

It may be a vague bit of news, but at least it’s news coming straight from David Draiman. On Tuesday night, Draiman was replying to folks on Twitter, and of course the status of Disturbed came up. Said Draiman: OKAY… 1. Disturbed WILL REUNITE…SOMEDAY. 2. I HAVE NO IDEA WHEN 3. NO CLUE ON Device […]

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Kirk Windstein calls the shots in Crowbar

Posted by on December 31, 2014

Kirk Windstein left Down in 2013 to focus his efforts on Crowbar. The move gave Windstein control which, as he explained to Ghost Cult Mag, “at my age…not to sound like a dick but I deserve to be in control of my own life and my career.” Windstein further explains the move: “The situation for me in my […]

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Beartooth end 2014 with a “Body Bag”

Posted by on December 31, 2014

Beartooth have released a slew of videos this year, and they’ve just released another right at the end of 2014. This newest video for “Body Bag” comes from the band’s debut album, Disgusting, which came out in June on Red Bull Records. “Thank you all for a great beginning,” said the band on their YouTube page. “Here’s […]

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Anthrax on Game of Thrones mixtape also

Posted by on December 30, 2014

A few weeks ago, we were kind of excited to hear that Killswitch Engage was recording a song for a Game of Thrones mixtape. Now it appears that Anthrax will also be contributing a song to the compilation as well. The band posted the below image with the #catchthethrone hashtag, suggesting that they’ll also be contributing. […]

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New Lamb of God “sounds pretty monstrous”

Posted by on December 30, 2014

In a recent Noisey interview with Randy Blythe about his photography, the Lamb of God vocalist dropped a few hints of upcoming material. Said Blythe: “Lamb of God is playing a bunch of big gigs this year, and sooner or later we’ll write an album. What the guys have been writing sounds pretty monstrous thus far. […]

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Periphery very much alive with “Graveless”

Posted by on December 30, 2014

Periphery has a double album coming out in early 2015, entitled Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega. They both come out on Sumerian Records on January 27th, and today MetalSucks is premiering another track from the double album set. This new track “Graveless” appears on Juggernaut: Omega. This latest track comes after several other track premieres in recent months, including “22 Faces,” […]

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Zakk Wylde, Dave Lombardo address playing with Pantera, Slayer

Posted by on December 30, 2014

Two of the biggest metal bands ever, Pantera and Slayer, have been plagued by death, lineup changes and bad blood between their members. And while neither band will ever perform together in their original lineups, both have been asked about the possibility of performing again and/or reuniting. By now, Pantera fans are aware that there’s a very real […]

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Napalm Death vocalist clarifies line-up change

Posted by on December 30, 2014

Guitarist Mitch Harris took a break from Napalm Death back in November to tend to family matters. The band stressed the move wasn’t permanent, but that didn’t stop the internet rumor machine. Mark “Barney” Greenway, vocalist for Napalm Death, explained the matter to Decibel Magazine: “People think Mitch is terminally ill and he isn’t. Or they […]

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Dimebag Darrell travels the “Whiskey Road” [UPDATED]

Posted by on December 29, 2014

The February 2015 issue of Guitar World will come packed with some amazing Dimebag Darrell goodness. It’ll have interviews and stories about the legendary Pantera guitarist, of course, and will also comatione with a flexi-disc single of Dimebag’s “Whiskey Road.” The song (available to stream here) was previously unreleased, recorded way back in 2001, “during the last outing of Pantera’s Reinventing the […]

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